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Older people really are kinder! Elderly are more likely than youngsters to do things that benefit others – including social distancing and giving to charity, study finds Older people are more likely...

Mutations in sperm of older men can pass health disorders onto their children including autism and congenital heart disease, study finds Mutations in the sperm of older men can be passed down to their...

Is THIS the first sign Freedom Day and the reopening of nightclubs has triggered a Covid spike? Infections among older teenagers and 20-24 year olds start to rise for first time in a month EXCLUSIVE:...

Older adults who had more virtual contact during the pandemic were LONELIER than those who shunned video chats, surprising study finds Scientists surveyed 6,539 older people before and during the pandemic  They...

Is AGE the key to how big volcanoes will blow? Older craters erupt less often but when they do the explosion is larger and more dangerous, researchers say Age of volcano may offer clues to predict when...

Step it up! Every extra 1,000 steps older people take daily reduces their risk of DEATH by 28 per cent, study finds Researchers studied walking patterns of more than 16,000 women aged over 60 During follow...

Older adults who used the internet just ONCE a day during lockdown reported lower depression and a better quality of life Scientists surveyed 3,491 older people in summer 2020 about their internet use Those...

Generation generous: Older people are more likely than younger adults to put in effort to help strangers Researchers found older people were more willing to put in the physical effort When a task required...

Older drinkers are turned away from pubs because they can’t order food and drink on a smartphone as it is revealed Britons have made 14 million beer garden bookings including for July Age UK say...

MORE than half of older adults had immunity against Covid by mid-February, official stats show. Research by the Office for National Statistics shows 56.4 per cent of over-80s in England had protective...

Save articles for later Add articles to your saved list and come back to them any time. Specialised aged-care GPs should be created to visit older Australians at home or in care, with doctors opting to...

Anatomy of a toilet roll panic buyer: Stockpilers were most likely to have ‘anxious’ personalities, be older – and hoarding of supplies was more prevalent in America than Europe, study...

Size ISN’T everything… for apes: Female gorillas’ social rank is dictated by their age rather than their body size – and it also makes them more attractive to mates Study found...

People aged over 55 in the UK are most at risk from broadband price hikes because they are reluctant to switch providers, study shows Brits 55 and over are ‘at the mercy’ of end-of-contract...

Young at heart: People in happy marriages are more likely to go out and exercise or take long walks helping them stay fit and healthy over the age of 65 The Hawaii team looked at public health data from...

Countries with older populations are more likely to be hit the hardest by coronavirus, study confirms – and tracking the average age could help to predict future outbreaks Researchers found the...